UPDATED, Jan. 7: An estimated 110 people attended or participated as chocolate gelt dropped 25 feet from a ladder truck by Arlington firefighters.
Ryan Melly of the Fire Department provided the attendance estimate.
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Luna Zakon-Bukiet of the Center for Jewish Life in Arlington posted on Facebook Dec. 12 that a Chocolate Gelt Drop would take place from a truck with its ladder extended 25 feet at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, at the main fire station in Arlington Center. And on that day, it did.
Held were Chanukah crafts and gifts plus a fire-safety demonstration.
Admission was free. The event was open to all.
This news announcement was published Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, and updated Jan. 7, 2020.
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